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23 March 2018 | News | Scotchmans Hill

Fundraising in March - Chilwell Fair, St Joseph's Open Garden & Barwon Health Foundation's World's Longest Lunch

270 guests attended the Our Women Our Children Volunteers World's Longest Lunch event for the Barwon Health Foundation on Friday 16th March 2018. Over $58,000 was raised for the Kids Appeal!

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The Chilwell Fair is a highlight of the social calendar in Newtown, Geelong and the main annual fundraiser for Chilwell Primary School. There are over 350 students at this family orientated school which has a strong partnership with the community.

Previous Chilwell Fairs have raised funds for:

Synthetic resurfacing of the oval
Resowing of grass at front of school
New boundary fencing
Development of the ANZAC garden around the new statue

In 2018, the Chilwell Fair raised funds for:

Art Room – a permanent relocation and refurbishment.
TVs and installation to the new learning areas.
Air Conditioners (which are not provided in the building grant) – this will assist in creating a wonderful learning environment for the delivery of core curriculum, and a wide variety of extra curricular activities.

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In 1979, one clever school mum came up with the idea of opening up the area’s most prestigious private homes to raise funds for St. Joseph’s Primary School.

The 39th annual Open Houses showcased five stunning homes and one incredible garden in Melbourne's Inner East -Astolat House. 

All money raised will support the educational programmes at the small school.

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